Weekly Announcements – February 8, 2017

This week in worship:

Date: 12-Feb
Theme: Reconcile with One Another
Plan: Bill Crabtree
Speak: Asenath Crabtree
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Amy Ragland
Acting Deacon: Heather Featherstone & Carrol McCans
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Phil & Mary Dachenhausen

New announcements are purple.

Don’t forget – the worship committee is looking for people to volunteer to plan/preside and speak for the services in February and March. Thank you so much for those that have stepped up and volunteered. We just need planners and/or presiders for the following Sundays in March and April. The themes are below – if you want to plan, preside or speak for any of the themes, please let Heather know.
(Key: P/P=Plan/Preside, S=Speak, $ – theme lends itself to a great fellowship service, *=Communion Sunday, shorter talk)
12-Mar: Be Born of Water and Spirit (P/P)
2-Apr: I Am the Resurrection and the Life (S)
23-Apr: Peace Be With You (P/P)
30-Apr: The Lord is Risen Indeed (P/P, S)
7-May: Hear His Voice (Communion) (P/P & S)
14-May: I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (P/P)
28-May: Open Our Minds to the Scriptures (P/P & S)

Arizona Mission Center is now accepting applications for Summer Youth Ministry Assistants. Click here for more information: http://tinyurl.com/znpvgt9.

We are putting together a photo directory this year. Photos will be start being taken on Sunday, February 5. If you would rather submit a photo rather than take one at church, please have a copy sent to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com before the end of February.

Which pastor do you call if you have a question about Christian Ed? Or Communications? Or Fellowship? Click here for a printable Pastorate Assignments Sheet.

Do you have a food allergy? Are you vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free or “other” free? If so, please let a member of the Fellowship Committee know (Madelyn, Mary D, or Donna G) so they can plan for our upcoming events to ensure that everyone can enjoy the time together.

Sunday, February 12 in the morning – Blood Drive. Contact Kyle Brittan to set up a time to donate.

Sunday, February 12, after church – Valentine’s Day Lunch. The Fellowship Committee will prepare the food (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.). So please plan to stay after church to enjoy some good food, fellowship and fun. We would also invite each of you to help assemble our Valentine project of making Valentines for the residents of the Glencroft Nursing Home where Diane Sloan works. We also need volunteers to help on clean up.

February 19-24: Winter Reunion at Phoenix Central. Guest Ministers: Apostle Robin Linkhart; Tom Morain, Historic Sites Foundation; Larry McGuire, AZ Mission Center President. Theme: Fully Awake and Ready to Respond. Registration forms are here.

Monday, February 20, Phoenix Central: Youth sponsored lunch fundraiser. Youth are asked to be at Phoenix Central by 10:30 and plan to stay until about 1:30 to help prepare, serve and clean up after lunch.

Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – Work day at the church. If you are able bodied and can assist with a few things around the church, please plan to attend. A list of what needs to be done will be out soon.

Sunday, February 26, 2:00pm, at the church – Sigma Alpha Iota Phoenix Alumnae Chapter (Heather’s music group) invites you to attend our annual Silver Tea Musicale Recital. This performance is open to all, so bring a friend with you. A free-will donation will be accepted to help us meet our financial goals for the year. No one has been disappointed yet – it’s well worth the hour or so – promise.

Sunday, March 12, after services – Sandwich Bar Lunch and Sequence Tournament. The fellowship committee will prepare the food. (A free will offering will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.) Please plan to join us for food, fun, and fellowship.

Schedules are here – http://tinyurl.com/zsczltf (If you wait for the page to load, you should be able to see tabs either at the bottom or at the top of the page with the month names – you click on the month you are interested in and it should open. If you still are having problems, please let me know)

Want a printable calendar of events for your fridge? Click here – http://tinyurl.com/z72jlcu, and then click “print” in the upper right corner. Want a different month? Click the down menu on the left side with the month name.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to this email address (thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com) with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

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